Gretchen am Spinnrade
This is a video of sheet music (including lyrics) of Schubert's Gretchen am Spinnrade; includes vocals and piano accompaniment. This would be useful for singers learning this piece. Run time 03:55.
History of God - History of Christianity
This six minute video is a lecture on how the population of he world and the number of different religions have impacted society in the opinion of the speaker. This could be controversial for some.
Color Robot - Rap Song
This song will help students in identifying each of the colors. Lyrics include, "I'm a color robot. I'm thinking of the color of grass and trees. It's also the color of brocolli and beans. You know that color! It's the color GREEN!...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (03:04)
Imaging: Online Images
Video: Imaging: Online Images Episode 20 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews images found online. (2:49)
Unusual Modes of Transportation
Everything from camels, elephants, reed boats, to gasoline powered vehicles, this short video stretches the students' imagination as to what transportation is and how the environment influences it. (1:25)
In this interactive game, students must identify patterns in pictures. Students become pattern detectives and find the patterns. The lesson is available in text only or text with audio for non-readers.
Sharkey's Day: A Performance Art Piece
Laurie Anderson, perhaps one of the most well known performance artists presents "Sharkey's Day" from her performance piece "Home of the Brave" Using music, unusual instruments, large than life background video, performance, technology, spoken word, this piece is a great example of Anderson's work.
Learn about the Great Pyramid of Giza
Pyramids of Giza - Learn about the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest of the eight wonders of the ancient world, and the only one left standing. It is located near Cairo in Egypt. (01:07)
Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
Billie Holiday singing "I cried for you"
This tune became Billie's biggest hit for the Brunswick recording company. Avarage sales of the Holiday recordings with Teddy Wilson would be in the 3.000 mark. However this one sold more than 15.000 78's. The Johnny Hodges saxophone solo became a sample for every saxophonist and Billie's version was just as good. One of the reason's this did so well could be in the fact that this one of the first standards she recorded. The tune had been around since 1923 and in the public mind.
Singular and plural of nouns and adjectives in Italian
This video explains gender of nouns and describes how to change a singular noun and adjective to the plural. Entire sentences are also changed from the singular to plural so that the you can see the noun in context of a sentence. There is audio and the words appear written on the screen.
Nessun Dorma sung by Luciano Pavarotti
In this video Pavarotti sings a much loved aria, Nessun Dorma, from the Puccini Opera Turondot. The subtitles are in Spanish.
Shapes Around Our School
Look around a school...how many different shapes can you find??? This video takes a tour of a school pointing out different shapes.
Wanna Be An 8?
Begins with advertisement. Classic Sesame Street snippet featuring Ernie. A creepy character wants to sell Ernie an 8 so he can remember that an octopus has 8 legs and that he eats breakfast at 8:00. (2:59)
How to Put Music on an SD Card
In order to put music on an SD card, start by inserting it into the integrated card reader on a computer. Copy music onto an SD card by pasting copied files into a new folder with help from a Web designer.
Garageband Tutorial - How to use Garageband to make Music
In this ten minute Apple Garageband tutorial the various ways students and others can use Garageband to make presentations. The video moves rapidly and so it would be of benefit to stop the video after each element is explained.
Days and Months in Greek
In this video you will learn the days days of the week and the months of the year in Greek.
Fish and Frogs from the Sky
This is a true story about fish and frogs falling from the sky by Animal X. This took place in Queensland, Australia. The story is told by people who were eyewitnesses to the event. They told how they went outside and there were fish laying on the ground, they live no where near water. Other events just like this have taken place elsewhere in the world. An amphibian expert tries to explain what happens during some of these incidents. Run time 05:11.
Arthur's Baby Read-Aloud (Narrated by Kelly Rippa)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Baby written and illustrated by Marc Brown. The narrator is Kelly Rippa. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are read by the narrator. D.W. and Arthur find out the challenges and joys of having a new sister in the house. This is a good resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the elementary classroom. It would help struggling readers and/or special education students.
Arthur's Lost and Found Read-Aloud (Narrated by Kevin Bacon)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Lost and Found written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this episode, Arthur and Buster get lost when they take their first bus ride downtown to go swimming. But during the ride they are so busy talking, reading, and sleeping that they miss their stop. Then they spend all their money on a snack and need to put their heads together to find a way home. The narrator is Kevin Bacon and words appear at bottom of s